Miguel Ángel Neira

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Neira and the second or maternal family name is Pincheira.
Miguel Ángel Neira
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Neira Pincheira
Date of birth (1952-10-10) October 10, 1952 (age 64)
Place of birth Chiguayante, Chile
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974 Huachipato
1976 Unión Española
1979–1981 O'Higgins
1982–1987 Universidad Católica
National team
1976–1985 Chile 45 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Miguel Ángel Neira Pincheira (born October 10, 1952) is a retired football midfielder from Chile, who represented his native country at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, wearing the number twenty jersey.

He played club football for O'Higgins, Unión Española and Club Deportivo Universidad Católica in Chile. For his native country he was capped 45 times, scoring 4 goals between 1976 and 1985, and making his debut on October 6, 1976 in a friendly match against Uruguay.


National championships[edit]

Title Club País Year
Copa Chile Universidad Católica Chile 1983
Copa República Universidad Católica Chile 1983
Primera División de Chile Universidad Católica Chile 1984
Primera División de Chile Universidad Católica Chile 1987

Other championships[edit]

Title Club País Year
Liguilla Pre-Libertadores Universidad Católica Chile 1985

Friendly championships[edit]

Title Club País Year
Trofeo Ciutat de Palma Universidad Católica Chile 1984
Trofeo Ciudad de Alicante Universidad Católica Chile 1985